BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT: Power Consumption Falling

April 2009
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Apr2009, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p2
Country Report
The article reports on the plan of Thailand's National Policy Commission to cut its energy consumption forecast for the next 12 years by 640 megawatts, which is 11% below the current projection as of 2009. In effect, it notes that the investment budget for power projects may be cut down to US$45.1 billion. Although such plan has not been finalised, it says that it is nevertheless a clear reflection of the government's dimmer outlook for the economy.


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